A Chance at Birth - Power, Privilege and Their Impacts on The Higher Ed Classroom

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Hosted by: UMass Howard Hughes Medical Institute Inclusive Excellence Program and a Mutual Mentoring Award to the Department of Microbiology.

We are inviting you to join us for a virtual keynote address and workshops around creating inclusive classrooms, research labs, and working spaces for our students and ourselves. 

Facilitated by Dr. Bryan Dewsbury (University of Rhode Island), a nationally known scholar on inclusivity in academics, this dynamic and high impact program will provide you with the skills and strategies for inclusive course design and improving the sense of belonging of our UMass community. 

Mark your calendars and register for: 

Tuesday, October 6th 12:00 PM 

Keynote address: “The revolution will be backward designed - inclusive practices in the higher education classroom” 

Tuesday, October 6th  2:30-4:00 PM  

Workshop 1: “A Chance at birth - power, privilege and their impacts on the higher ed classroom” 

Friday, October 9th 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM 

Workshop 2:  “We are talking about practice! - Considering specific strategies for your classroom”